What Is Medroxyprogesterone Intramuscular Injection Used For?

Are There Off-Label Uses for Medroxyprogesterone Intramuscular Injection?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for something other than the uses discussed in this article. This is known as an "off-label" use. Some examples of off-label uses for medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection might include the treatment of the following:
  • Symptoms of menopause
  • Pain from endometriosis
  • Sexual aggression in men with dementia
  • Prostate cancer
  • Hormone therapy in transgender individuals (generally in men undergoing a sex change), usually in addition to estrogen medications.
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD
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